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2 years, 7 months ago
Why is there present simple in the first sentence? Why is there no present continuous?
I scowl with frustration at myself in the mirror. Damn my hair – it just won’t behave,
and damn Katherine Kavanagh for being ill and subjecting me to this ordeal. I should be
studying for my final exams, which are next week, yet here I am trying to brush my hair
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Aug 6, 2020 at 10:49
Present continuous often combines with verb which express repeating action,but the verb "scowl" here is not to describe a repeating action.
Aug 6, 2020 at 11:43
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